I first saw that quote in the Parris Island Depot, Master Gunners office. It was framed and hanging on the wall behind his desk. One of the first things you saw when you entered and "snapped to".
Livin in Texas
July 6, 2006, 10:51 AM
Here you are Warbow. An ORIGINAL 1777 Dragon Charleville from the French end!
The shooter is our current President, Didier Lundy and this was taken with a few others in December last year when we celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Austerlitz.
July 10, 2006, 07:27 PM
Really cool, Duncan. How many originals in working order do you think there are in France?
July 11, 2006, 10:53 AM
There is a company called middlesexvillagetrading.com (http://middlesexvillagetrading.com/) that handles both the 1777 and the earlier Charleville. They are more reasonable than Pedersoli and look as good from the pictures. HTH
July 11, 2006, 05:43 PM
How many originals in working order do you think there are in France?
Couldn't say but judging by some of the arms fairs quite a few.
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